Stone vessel

Accession Number
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Cosmetic and medical equipment and implements, Kohl, Kohl pot
Middle Kingdom
Stone/minerals (Anhydrite)
Egypt, Beni Hasan, Tomb 579
height 32mm | width 33mm
Number of Elements

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Anhydrite cosmetic jar. Middle Kingdom. Chipped on rim. From tomb 579 at Beni Hasan. This was probably part of the MacGregor collection purchased by Wellcome in 1922. Height 32mm width 33mm. It was found in tomb 579 at Beni Hasan.

Other Identity
4/6 (pencil on base) | 579 (on base) | 929 (lot) | 2396 (on base- MacGregor Number) | 15659 (W) (slip found online seems to fit with number 579 and lot 929) | 212 (2/2 ? circular label on body)
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 26 Jun–06 Jul 1922, Lot 929
Previous Owners
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Rev. William MacGregor (1848–1937)
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 08 May 2022

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